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Refugees hit hardest as deadly floods sweep across continents

2021-07-31T19:12+0200news-yahoo-in (en)

As heavy rains and floods dominate headlines around the world, displaced people and those living in conflict zones are among the worst affected. Wind and heavy rain from monsoons and typhoons has bombarded much of Asia. There have also been downpours and flash floods in parts of Latin America and Africa.

Refugees hit hardest as deadly floods sweep across continents

2021-07-31T18:10+0200guardian (en)

As heavy rains and floods dominate headlines around the world, displaced people and those living in conflict zones are among the worst affected. Wind and heavy rain from monsoons and typhoons has bombarded much of Asia . There have also been downpours and flash floods in parts of Latin America and Africa.

Strengthening climate resilience through better flood management

2021-07-30T19:17+0200reliefWeb (en)

Climate connection of July 2021 floods in Western Europe, China and India. Extreme flood events have recently hit several parts of Asia and Europe. Despite the varying contexts, the climate change connection is evident in China and India, as well as in Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands.

Emily Anthes

2021-07-14T14:37+0200anthropocenemagazine (en)

Last June, not long after a catastrophic thunderstorm swept through southern Ontario, bringing a month’s worth of rain in just a few hours, a group of 75 architects, engineers, and policymakers from 16 countries gathered in the city of Waterloo to discuss how humanity will cope with its waterlogged future.

Complaints against Ashrayan houses being checked: official

2021-07-10T21:41+0200bdnews24 (en)

There could be unintended mistakes while doing such work and authorities were looking into the matter, Mahbub said while visiting homes being built under the project in Bogura's Sherpur Upazila on Saturday. He pointed out that authorities were figuring out whether the allegations raised in media reports were intentional or simple mistakes.

World: 5 ways to make buildings climate change resilient

2021-07-09T21:17+0200reliefWeb (en)

. Coupled with the ‘ urban heat island effect’ which makes cities warmer than the surrounding rural area, this puts urban dwellers at high risk. But nature provides powerful solutions. Communities can create urban forests and green spaces to reduce heatwaves in cities as trees and other plants cool....

Moderate quake hits Assam, Meghalaya, Bengal

2021-07-07T11:23+0200thestatesman (en)

An earthquake measuring 5.2 on the Richter scale was reported in western Assam, neighboring Meghalaya, and North Bengal on Wednesday, officials said. According to the National Centre for Seismology (NCS), the tremors were felt in Goalpara in western Assam at 8.46 a.m.

UNOSAT at CERN: Satellite mapping for the good of humanity

2021-07-05T17:40+0200CERN (en)

Map illustrating satellite-detected surface waters in Province 1 and 2 as observed from a Sentinel-1 image acquired on 1 July 2021 at 05:58 local time and using an automated analysis with Artificial Intelligence based methods. (Image: UNOSAT) When UNOSAT was established in 2001, its informational....

UNOSAT at CERN: Satellite mapping for good of humanity

2021-07-05T17:32+0200miragenews (en)

Map illustrating satellite-detected surface waters in Province 1 and 2 as observed from a Sentinel-1 image acquired on 1 July 2021 at 05:58 local time and using an automated analysis with Artificial Intelligence based methods. (Image: UNOSAT) When UNOSAT was established in 2001, its informational....

How the ripple effects of extreme weather events will impact the systems that keep our world running

2021-06-30T17:04+0200skynews (en)

Officials in British Columbia believe that record-shattering heat may be responsible for dozens of deaths over the past few days. It is a stark and tragic example of what happens when regions used to one thing, in this case, rainfall and moderate temperatures, are suddenly faced with the other extreme.

Coastal cities face mortality on climate 'frontline'

2021-06-30T11:26+0200RTERadio (en)

For thousands of years, people have built their great metropolises right up against the contours of coasts, in estuaries and deltas, confident of the ebb and flow of the tides. Domination of the seas allowed many coastal cities to become trading powerhouses and cultural melting pots.

A Space Laser Shows How Catastrophic Sea Level Rise Will Be

2021-06-30T10:17+0200spacetoday (en)

. Today in the journal Nature Communications , scientists describe how they used ICESat-2’s new lidar data to map the planet’s land that’s less than 2 meters above sea level, which makes it vulnerable to the creep of sea level rise. Marrying this data with population figures, they calculated that....

A Space Laser Shows How Catastrophic Sea Level Rise Will Be

2021-06-29T17:04+0200wired (en)

. Today in the journal Nature Communications , scientists describe how they used ICESat-2’s new lidar data to map the planet’s land that’s less than 2 meters above sea level, which makes it vulnerable to the creep of sea level rise. Marrying this data with population figures, they calculated that....

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